Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-11-02

I may have to do this more than once a week…

10h    ‏I read Pump Six and Other Stories by Paolo Bacigalupi 

13h   ‏Actually, this scares me: Health Care of the Future 

17h   ‏Biomedicine Update: Are We About to Slay Viruses Forever? Mark 2022 on Your Calendar 

17h   ‏Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and the US Trafficking in Persons Laws 

20h   The War on Terror Opens A New Front 

20h     Self-Healing Concrete and Other 21st-Century Miracles 

20h   Resource Rapture: China’s play for African gold, at what cost? 

20h   Egyptian security official dismisses reports of foiled terror plot in Sinai 

21hNukes of Hazard ‏@nukes_of_hazard Latest IAEA report on #Iran released on August 30. Ehud Barak now touting its conclusions. Better late than never 

20hSarah Emily Duff ‏@sarahemilyduff The Communist Manifesto, illustrated, … via @brainpicker

21h Rachel Armstrong ‏@livingarchitect Astronauts take spacewalk to find ammonia leak (Update) … via @physorg_com

21h Rachel Armstrong ‏@livingarchitect New discovery shows promise in future speed of synthesizing high-demand nanomaterials … via@physorg_com

21h   ‏Bloomberg Businessweek shows another reason its subscribership is declining: 

21hLaura Walker ‏@LauraWalkerKC

What really happened in Benghazi? – … Blistering and pointed #Benghazi#7HoursofHell

21h   What Could the Future of Work Look Like? 

22h   Ai Weiwei: The Internet vs. The Chinese Government | The Way of Ai Weiwei | Big Think 

22h   Good question: Does Culture Trump Strategy? 

22h   G-Class Outliers: Musings on Intelligent Life 

22h   Unraveling Animal Speech 

22h   Palestinians Caught Up in Syrian Conflict 

31 Oct   @VenessaMiemis Group Deck of Cards: Coversations that matter: …

31 Oct   A Sign of Things To Come: Israeli Police Network Hacked 

31 Oct   George W. Bush signed off on 50 drone strikes, Obama has approved more than 350: …#pleasereturnpeaceprize

31 Oct   Game theory and war: Regional Variation in the Explanatory Power of War and Reason 

31 Oct   Video reportedly shows key suspect from Benghazi attack 

31 Oct   Tom Barnett endorses Romney 

31 Oct   Swansong Earth: Refuges for Life 

31 Oct   The Long Third War – By Micah Zenko 

31 Oct   EPIC FAIL: UN Peacekeeping in Africa 

31 Oct   The Benghazi Debacle 

31 Oct   What Jesus Might Say About Sandy 

31 Oct   I read What Went Wrong? The Clash Between Is… by Bernard Lewis 

30 Oct   The passion of Jonah Lehrer, and a people addicted to Insights  via @ericgarland

30 Oct   The long-term threat of debt 

30 Oct   Surprise – the man who ‘jumped from space’ doesn’t like space exploration 

30 OctLeah Farrall ‏@allthingsct RT @zenpundit: “On behalf of Charles Cameron…..” 

30 Oct   Fascinating. Many links from this story: Bank of England’s Haldane: Occupy was right 

30 Oct   futurist-foresight: Trends: Looking at the tech trends of the future… 

30 Oct   Plot to attack tourist sites in Sinai reportedly thwarted 

30 Oct   Satellite pictures suggest Sudanese weapons factory hit by air strike 

30 Oct   These Unbelievable Pictures of Sandy’s Destruction Are Actually Real 

30 Oct     Asteroid Deflection: The Paintball Solution 

30 Oct   Technology and War – Part 3: War’s Impact on Transportation Technology 

30 Oct   Afghan policeman kills two British soldiers in Helmand 

29 OctJ. Scott Shipman ‏@jscottshipman Mark Helprin: America’s Capsizing Naval Policy – 

30 Oct US AFRICOM ‏@USAfricaCommand #Dempsey hits rumors about #Africom chief’s departure …

29 Oct Voice of the Martyrs ‏@VOM_USA Several Christians have been arrested in a mostly-Muslim nation. For security reasons, we can’t say more. Please #pray for them.

30 Oct   Six storms that changed the course of history: Winds of Change – By Ty McCormick 

30 Oct   Iran dispatches warships to Sudan after Israeli airstrike on missile base 

30 Oct   Superstorm Sandy Seen In a Beautiful Map of Pure Wind 

30 Oct   Curiosity Sits on Rocks Similar to Ones in Mexico 

30 Oct   No One Knows When New York’s Subway Will Reopen 

30 Oct   Why You Should Text, Not Call to Check on Loved Ones Post-Sandy 

30 Oct   International Jihadis Descend on Mali 

30 OctNoah Raford ‏@nraford And it begins RT @nils_gilman: Bioweaponry meets the drone imaginary (“targeted killing” vs. WMD):  #biogreygoo

30 OctSmall Wars Journal ‏@smallwars Russian COIN in Chechnya – Winning the Battle, Losing the War, 1994-1996 

30 Oct On The Relevance Of Celtic Christianity To Today 

30 Oct I read Learning to Eat Soup with a Knife by John A. Nagl 

29 Oct Open Foresight: A New Model for Public Futurism 

29 Oct Boyd: A3, Einheit, and the conceptual spiral 

29 Oct Nanotubes Rescue IT Revolution 

29 Oct Military strategy is like Battleship Game Theory – By John Arquilla 

29 Oct The Arctic is the Mediterranean of the 21st century: Open Seas – By James Holmes 

29 Oct Lessons Learned from Red Bull Stratos ing-the-envelope-lessons-learned-from-red-bull-stratos/ …

29 Oct Detecting Fake Hurricane Photographs 

29 Oct The Benghazi mess and its consequences 

29 Oct Where Will The Next Pandemic Come From? And How Can We Stop It? …

29 Oct Will Future Mobility Lead to Future Instability? 

29 Oct America’s Foreign Legion 

29 Oct Was an ExxonMobil Executive Assassinated in Brussels? 

29 Oct Trying to Start Religious War in Nigeria 

29 Oct A Tour of the Cell 

29 Oct The failure of light-footprint intervention to provide long-term stability 

29 Oct Hello, Pittsburgh? Does Your City Need a Transit Riders Union? 

29 Oct Hurricane Sandy Is a Category 1 Cyclone, But It Has the Eyewall Of a Category 3 

29 Oct Fellow Christians: fastest way to alienate unbelievers – say this storm is God punishing us. #seriously#eyeroll

29 Oct Benghazi Attack Timeline: …

29 Oct Reading about Environmental Security is apropos as Hurricane Sandy approaches. Specifically, the work of Jon Barnett of U of Melbourne

29 Oct Small Wars Journal ‏@smallwars Rebalancing the US military for 21st Century Threats: An Interview with Janine Davidson 

29 Oct Nukes of Hazard ‏@nukes_of_hazard As Hurricane Sandy bears down, re-upping @Nickolas_Roth on why nuclear weapons arent a good way to prevent major storms 

29 Oct Photo: Hurricane Sandy vs Hurricane Irene: Sandy is MUCH bigger: …

28 Oct Tanja Hichert ‏@TanjaHichert RT @iftf: The World’s First Commercial Vertical Farm Opens in Singapore – … #FoodFutures

29 Oct @faineg Saw this article this weekend: …

28 Oct Wall Street Journal ‏@WSJ Hurricane #Sandy is wider, stronger than Irene. A side-by-side comparison: 

29 Oct Richard Florida ‏@Richard_Florida The 66% – America’s Growing UnderClass – My latest in@AtlanticCities – …

29 Oct Adam Elkus ‏@Aelkus Anatol Lieven on Afghan war after 2014 …

29 Oct Crispin J. Burke ‏@CrispinBurke The Iliad and the Long War 

29 Oct Jodi Beggs ‏@jodiecongirl #hurricaneentertainment RT @WSJ: All of WSJ is free for everyone to read and share today: 

29 Oct Provocative: Why the UK doesn’t want to prosecute financial crimes 

29 Oct Pentagon annual Rept on China Military – hopefully more accurate than Soviet military reports were: …

29 Oct Ediplomacy: The revolution continues 

29 Oct Founder of African Institute for Technology: TEDxChange TEDxAMS – Ndubuisi Ekekwe 

29 Oct Prayers out for all in its path: Hurricane Sandy’s Track: 10 Million People Could Lose Power 

29 Oct What Tumblr can tell us about the future of media — Tech News and Analysis 

29 Oct attackerman ‏@attackerman Only “30 to 50 percent” of Predator & Reaper drone data feeds are encrypted, 4 years after Radio-Shack Iraq hack. By @dangerroom &@daxe.

29 Oct New estimates: Sub Saharan African countries lost $814bn in capital flight 

29 Oct Google Activates Hurricane Sandy Tracking Map 

29 Oct Sony Playstation 3 Master Key Leaked 

29 Oct Cool History of Congress partisan and ideological make-up infographic at XKCD: 

29 Oct Schwab Foundation ‏@schwabfound Apply by Nov 16 @acumenfund Global Fellows Programme ,world-class leadership training for social entrepreneurs 

28 Oct Kelsey D Atherton ‏@the_boy there’s a cartoon with a story arc about supporting an insurgency. Over at #BlogTarkin@CrispinBurke dives into it …

28 Oct SpaceX ‏@SpaceX Raw video of #Dragon‘s splashdown into the Pacific 

28 Oct US Navy tests first drone…ship: …

27 Oct The World Is Not Enough: Google and the Future of Augmented Reality – Alexis C. Madrigal – The Atlantic 

27 Oct Mechanical Pencil That Draws Carbon Nanotubes Developed By MIT Researchers 

27 Oct CIA Found Terror Links A Day After Libya Attack 

27 Oct Syrian War Threatens Regional Stability 

27 Oct Do Ceasefires Ever Work? – Page Fortna 

27 Oct Italy Sinks Further Into Chaos 

27 Oct Foreign jihadists continue to pour into Mali  


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